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Published: 7:33PM Thursday November 04, 2010 Source: ONE News New Zealand
The remains of 22 men executed in World War II by the Japanese have been found on Kiribati Island in the Pacific.
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FIJI SUN 11/3/2010
A day set aside for Banaban women to promote their handicraft work, exchange and share their skills was a success.
More than 200 people gathered on Rabi Island on Friday, October 29, to witness a huge amount of art work during the Banaban Women’s Day celebration.
Banaban Women’s Organisation president Terikano Takesau said it was a success because the women managed to sell their handicraft to civil servants and islanders.
The celebration, based on…Continue
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FIJI TIMES ONLINE Serafina Silaitoga Monday, November 01, 2010
MARKETING handicraft work on the island of Rabi in the Northern Division is a challenge for the Banaban Women's Association.
Association spokeswoman Terekano Takesau said women had struggled to sell their products such as mats, tapa, jewellery made out of shells and other Banaban traditional clothing to markets in Viti Levu.
"Even to get it across to Savusavu or Labasa has been difficult because we have very…Continue
PACIFIC BEAT ABC RADIO Updated November 1, 2010 17:43:41
Fiji has called on other Pacific countries to fast track the ratification of a new Maritime Labour Convention.
Supporters of the convention say it will improve working conditions and safety.
They say had it come into effect earlier, it could have even helped prevent the tragic Princess Ashika disaster in Tonga.
Presenter: Jemima Garrett
Speakers: Mark Davis, from the…
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